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Gift Guide for the Responsible Traveler

It is time to be better humans. If you agree wth this statement, please read on.

With the holidays just around the corner and everyone’s mind focusing on family and the art of gift giving, everyone is publishing gift guides, yours truly included. But this year, I’ve decided to focus on a more responsible way of traveling.

We’ve all seen pictures of the poor turtles, trapped in nets with straws stuck into their noses, plastic bags wrapped around their throats and flippers. We were all shocked to learn that reefs and corals are dying off bit by bit. We watched in horror how small islands are formed out of plastic and debris, drifting in the middle of oceans. Endangered sharks are being dragged out of oceans to be slaughtered just for their fins. All these disasters have one thing in common and that is us humans. 

It seems like these days our mere existence on this planet is harmful to the environment , our climate, the animals we share this world with. We are the world’s most dangerous predators, leaving  destruction, filth and blood in our wake everywhere we go. But there is hope. A new kind of traveler arises. Enter scene: the responsible traveler.